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4.2 earthquake strikes near Twentynine Palms

Posted at 9:53 AM, Jul 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-22 12:53:25-04

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (KABC) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.2 has hit near Twentynine Palms in San Bernardino County on Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The temblor struck at 9:26 a.m., about 9.9 miles south of Twentynine Palms and 18 miles east-southeast of Joshua Tree.

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The quake was 4.8 miles in depth, the USGS said.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.